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Index Murcia

Murcia is a city in south-eastern Spain, the capital and most populous city of the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia, and the seventh largest city in the country, with a population of 442,573 inhabitants in 2009 (about one third of the total population of the Region). [1]

150 relations: Abd ar-Rahman II, Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi, Agencia Estatal de Meteorología, Al-Ghazali, Albacete, Alcantarilla, Alejandro Valverde, Alfonso X of Castile, Alhambra, Alicante, Almería, Almohad Caliphate, Amareleja, Arabic, Association football, Autogyro, Autonomous communities of Spain, Águilas, Łódź, Badlands, Baroque, Baroque architecture, Basketball, Caliphate of Córdoba, Capital city, Catalonia, CAV Murcia 2005, Córdoba, Spain, CB Murcia, Central European Summer Time, Central European Time, CF Atlético Ciudad, Charles III of Spain, Charo, Comarcas of Spain, Conquest of Murcia (1265–66), Diego de Saavedra Fajardo, Earthquake, El Limonar International School, Murcia, ElPozo Murcia FS, Facade, Ferdinand III of Castile, Formula One racing, Francisco Rabal, Francisco Salzillo, Futsal, Gothic architecture, Grasse, Grimsby, Henry Milward & Sons, ..., Holy Week, Holy Week procession, HRT Formula 1 Team, Huerta, Iberian Peninsula, Ibn Arabi, Instituto Nacional de Estadística (Spain), Irapuato, Isaac Peral, James I of Aragon, James II of Aragon, Javier Manterola, José Moñino, 1st Count of Floridablanca, Juan de la Cierva, Judicial district, Jumilla, Köppen climate classification, Languages of Spain, LatBus, League of Legends, Lecce, Lemon, Liga ACB, List of municipalities of Spain, List of postal codes in Spain, Lorca, Spain, Luis Antonio Belluga y Moncada, Lycée Français André Malraux de Murcie, Madrid, Mar Menor, Mayor, Mediterranean Sea, Mercalli intensity scale, Metres above sea level, Metropolitan area, Molina de Segura, Moment magnitude scale, Montpellier, Mudéjar revolt of 1264–1266, Muhammad al-Idrisi, Municipalities of Spain, Murcia Cathedral, Murcia, Negros Occidental, Murcia–San Javier Airport, Myrtus, Neoclassical architecture, Nicolás Almagro, Obstetrics, Orange (fruit), Orchard, Origen (eSports), Parade, Pediatrics, People's Party (Spain), Pine, Provinces of Spain, Puente de los Peligros, Puente Nuevo (Murcia), Rafael Moneo, Ramón Gaya, Real Murcia, Reconquista, Region of Murcia, Renaissance, Renfe Operadora, Resurrection of Jesus, Ricote, Rococo, Ruth Lorenzo, San Javier, Murcia, Santiago Calatrava, Seat of local government, Segunda División, Segunda División B, Segura, Semi-arid climate, Seville, Sister city, Spain, Spanish Baroque architecture, Spring (season), Steppe, Sufism, Superliga Femenina de Voleibol, Taifa of Murcia, Telephone numbers in Spain, The Burial of the Sardine in Murcia, Toledo, Spain, Tram, Treaty of Torrellas, Tuscan order, Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia, University of Murcia, Valencia, Vicente Medina, Volleyball, War of the Spanish Succession, World Digital Library, Xuso Jones, 2011 Lorca earthquake. Expand index (100 more) »

Abd ar-Rahman II

Abd ar-Rahman II (عبد الرحمن الثاني) (792–852) was the fourth Umayyad Emir of Córdoba in the Al-Andalus Iberia from 822 until his death.

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Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi

Al-Mursi Abu'l-'Abbas (1219 in Murcia – 1287 CE) (المرسي أبو العباس) is a Sufi saint from Al-Andalus of the Moroccan Merinid dynasty who later in his life moved to Alexandria in Egypt.

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Agencia Estatal de Meteorología

Agencia Estatal de Meteorología, AEMET (translated from Spanish as the State Meteorological Agency) is Spain's meteorological agency operating under the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

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Al-Ghazali (full name Abū Ḥāmid Muḥammad ibn Muḥammad al-Ghazālī أبو حامد محمد بن محمد الغزالي; latinized Algazelus or Algazel, – 19 December 1111) was one of the most prominent and influential philosophers, theologians, jurists, and mysticsLudwig W. Adamec (2009), Historical Dictionary of Islam, p.109.

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Albacete (translit) is a city and municipality in the Spanish autonomous community of Castilla–La Mancha, and capital of the province of Albacete.

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Alcantarilla is a town and municipality in southeastern Spain, in the Autonomous Community of the Region of Murcia.

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Alejandro Valverde

Alejandro Valverde Belmonte (born 25 April 1980) is a Spanish road racing cyclist for UCI WorldTeam.

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Alfonso X of Castile

Alfonso X (also occasionally Alphonso, Alphonse, or Alfons, 23 November 1221 – 4 April 1284), called the Wise (el Sabio), was the King of Castile, León and Galicia from 30 May 1252 until his death in 1284.

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The Alhambra (الْحَمْرَاء, Al-Ḥamrā, lit. "The Red One",The "Al-" in "Alhambra" means "the" in Arabic, but this is ignored in general usage in both English and Spanish, where the name is normally given the definite articleالْحَمْرَاء, trans.; literally "the red one", feminine; in colloquial Arabic: the complete Arabic form of which was Qalat Al-Hamra)الْقَلْعَةُ ٱلْحَمْرَاءُ, trans.

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Alicante, or Alacant, both the Spanish and Valencian being official names, is a city and port in Spain on the Costa Blanca, the capital of the province of Alicante and of the comarca of Alacantí, in the south of the Valencian Community.

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Almería is a city in Andalusia, Spain, located in the southeast of Spain on the Mediterranean Sea, and is the capital of the province of the same name.

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Almohad Caliphate

The Almohad Caliphate (British English:, U.S. English:; ⵉⵎⵡⴻⵃⵃⴷⴻⵏ (Imweḥḥden), from Arabic الموحدون, "the monotheists" or "the unifiers") was a Moroccan Berber Muslim movement and empire founded in the 12th century.

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Amareleja is a Portuguese civil parish of the municipality of Moura, in the district of Beja.

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Arabic (العَرَبِيَّة) or (عَرَبِيّ) or) is a Central Semitic language that first emerged in Iron Age northwestern Arabia and is now the lingua franca of the Arab world. It is named after the Arabs, a term initially used to describe peoples living from Mesopotamia in the east to the Anti-Lebanon mountains in the west, in northwestern Arabia, and in the Sinai peninsula. Arabic is classified as a macrolanguage comprising 30 modern varieties, including its standard form, Modern Standard Arabic, which is derived from Classical Arabic. As the modern written language, Modern Standard Arabic is widely taught in schools and universities, and is used to varying degrees in workplaces, government, and the media. The two formal varieties are grouped together as Literary Arabic (fuṣḥā), which is the official language of 26 states and the liturgical language of Islam. Modern Standard Arabic largely follows the grammatical standards of Classical Arabic and uses much of the same vocabulary. However, it has discarded some grammatical constructions and vocabulary that no longer have any counterpart in the spoken varieties, and has adopted certain new constructions and vocabulary from the spoken varieties. Much of the new vocabulary is used to denote concepts that have arisen in the post-classical era, especially in modern times. During the Middle Ages, Literary Arabic was a major vehicle of culture in Europe, especially in science, mathematics and philosophy. As a result, many European languages have also borrowed many words from it. Arabic influence, mainly in vocabulary, is seen in European languages, mainly Spanish and to a lesser extent Portuguese, Valencian and Catalan, owing to both the proximity of Christian European and Muslim Arab civilizations and 800 years of Arabic culture and language in the Iberian Peninsula, referred to in Arabic as al-Andalus. Sicilian has about 500 Arabic words as result of Sicily being progressively conquered by Arabs from North Africa, from the mid 9th to mid 10th centuries. Many of these words relate to agriculture and related activities (Hull and Ruffino). Balkan languages, including Greek and Bulgarian, have also acquired a significant number of Arabic words through contact with Ottoman Turkish. Arabic has influenced many languages around the globe throughout its history. Some of the most influenced languages are Persian, Turkish, Spanish, Urdu, Kashmiri, Kurdish, Bosnian, Kazakh, Bengali, Hindi, Malay, Maldivian, Indonesian, Pashto, Punjabi, Tagalog, Sindhi, and Hausa, and some languages in parts of Africa. Conversely, Arabic has borrowed words from other languages, including Greek and Persian in medieval times, and contemporary European languages such as English and French in modern times. Classical Arabic is the liturgical language of 1.8 billion Muslims and Modern Standard Arabic is one of six official languages of the United Nations. All varieties of Arabic combined are spoken by perhaps as many as 422 million speakers (native and non-native) in the Arab world, making it the fifth most spoken language in the world. Arabic is written with the Arabic alphabet, which is an abjad script and is written from right to left, although the spoken varieties are sometimes written in ASCII Latin from left to right with no standardized orthography.

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Association football

Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a team sport played between two teams of eleven players with a spherical ball.

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An autogyro (from Greek αὐτός and γύρος, "self-turning"), also known as a gyroplane or gyrocopter, is a type of rotorcraft that uses an unpowered rotor in free autorotation to develop lift.

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Autonomous communities of Spain

In Spain, an autonomous community (comunidad autónoma, autonomia erkidegoa, comunitat autònoma, comunidade autónoma, comunautat autonòma) is a first-level political and administrative division, created in accordance with the Spanish constitution of 1978, with the aim of guaranteeing limited autonomy of the nationalities and regions that make up Spain.

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Águilas is a municipality and seaport of southeastern Spain, in the province of Murcia.

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Łódź (לאדזש, Lodzh; also written as Lodz) is the third-largest city in Poland and an industrial hub.

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Badlands are a type of dry terrain where softer sedimentary rocks and clay-rich soils have been extensively eroded by wind and water.

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The Baroque is a highly ornate and often extravagant style of architecture, art and music that flourished in Europe from the early 17th until the late 18th century.

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Baroque architecture

Baroque architecture is the building style of the Baroque era, begun in late 16th-century Italy, that took the Roman vocabulary of Renaissance architecture and used it in a new rhetorical and theatrical fashion, often to express the triumph of the Catholic Church.

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Basketball is a team sport played on a rectangular court.

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Caliphate of Córdoba

The Caliphate of Córdoba (خلافة قرطبة; trans. Khilāfat Qurṭuba) was a state in Islamic Iberia along with a part of North Africa ruled by the Umayyad dynasty.

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Capital city

A capital city (or simply capital) is the municipality exercising primary status in a country, state, province, or other administrative region, usually as its seat of government.

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Catalonia (Catalunya, Catalonha, Cataluña) is an autonomous community in Spain on the northeastern extremity of the Iberian Peninsula, designated as a nationality by its Statute of Autonomy.

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CAV Murcia 2005

Club Atlético Voleibol Murcia 2005, also known for sponsorship reason as Grupo 2002 Murcia, was a Spanish volleyball club based in Murcia that played their home matches at the Pabellón Príncipe de Asturias in Murcia.

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Córdoba, Spain

Córdoba, also called Cordoba or Cordova in English, is a city in Andalusia, southern Spain, and the capital of the province of Córdoba.

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CB Murcia

Club Baloncesto Murcia, S.A.D., more commonly referred to as UCAM Murcia, is a professional basketball team based in Murcia, Spain.

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Central European Summer Time

Central European Summer Time (CEST), sometime referred also as Central European Daylight Time (CEDT), is the standard clock time observed during the period of summer daylight-saving in those European countries which observe Central European Time (UTC+1) during the other part of the year.

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Central European Time

Central European Time (CET), used in most parts of Europe and a few North African countries, is a standard time which is 1 hour ahead of Coordinated Universal Time (UTC).

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CF Atlético Ciudad

Club de Fútbol Atlético Ciudad was a Spanish football club based in Murcia, in the autonomous community of Murcia.

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Charles III of Spain

Charles III (Spanish: Carlos; Italian: Carlo; 20 January 1716 – 14 December 1788) was King of Spain and the Spanish Indies (1759–1788), after ruling Naples as Charles VII and Sicily as Charles V (1734–1759), kingdoms he abdicated to his son Ferdinand.

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María del Rosario Mercedes Pilar Martínez Molina Baeza, professionally known simply by her stage name Charo, is a Spanish-American actress, comedian, and flamenco guitarist.

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Comarcas of Spain

In Spain traditionally and historically, some autonomous communities are also divided into comarcas (sing. comarca).

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Conquest of Murcia (1265–66)

A conquest of Murcia took place in 1265–66 when James I of Aragon conquered the Muslim-held Taifa of Murcia on behalf of his ally Alfonso X of Castile.

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Diego de Saavedra Fajardo

Diego de Saavedra Fajardo (24 August 1648) was a Spanish diplomat and man of letters.

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An earthquake (also known as a quake, tremor or temblor) is the shaking of the surface of the Earth, resulting from the sudden release of energy in the Earth's lithosphere that creates seismic waves.

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El Limonar International School, Murcia

El Limonar International School, Murcia - ELIS Murcia is a private profit-making coeducational international school located in Murcia, Spain.

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ElPozo Murcia FS

ElPozo Murcia Fútbol Sala is a futsal club based in Murcia, city in the autonomous community of Region of Murcia.

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A facade (also façade) is generally one exterior side of a building, usually, but not always, the front.

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Ferdinand III of Castile

Ferdinand III (Spanish: Fernando III), 1199/1201 – 30 May 1252, called the Saint (el Santo), was King of Castile from 1217 and King of León from 1230 as well as King of Galicia from 1231.

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Formula One racing

A Formula One race or Grand Prix is a sporting event which takes place over three days (usually Friday to Sunday), with a series of practice and qualifying sessions prior to a race on Sunday.

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Francisco Rabal

Francisco Rabal Valera (8 March 1926 – 29 August 2001), better known as Paco Rabal, was a Spanish actor, director, and screenwriter born in Águilas, a small town in the province of Murcia, Spain.

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Francisco Salzillo

Francisco Salzillo y Alcaraz (12 May 1707 – 2 March 1783) was a Spanish sculptor.

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Futsal is a variant of association football played on a hard court, smaller than a football pitch, and mainly indoors.

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Gothic architecture

Gothic architecture is an architectural style that flourished in Europe during the High and Late Middle Ages.

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Grasse (Provençal Grassa in classical norm or Grasso in Mistralian norm; traditional Grassa) is a commune in the Alpes-Maritimes department (of which it is a sub-prefecture), on the French Riviera.

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Grimsby, also known as Great Grimsby, is a large coastal English town and seaport in North East Lincolnshire, of which it is the administrative centre.

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Henry Milward & Sons

Henry Milward & Sons (now known as ENTACO) is an English manufacturer of sewing needles based in Redditch.

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Holy Week

Holy Week (Latin: Hebdomas Sancta or Hebdomas Maior, "Greater Week"; Greek: Ἁγία καὶ Μεγάλη Ἑβδομάς, Hagia kai Megale Hebdomas, "Holy and Great Week") in Christianity is the week just before Easter.

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Holy Week procession

A Holy Week procession is a public ritual march of clergy and penitents which takes place during Holy Week in countries which have a Roman Catholic culture.

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HRT Formula 1 Team

HRT Formula 1 Team, formerly known as Campos Meta 1 and Hispania Racing, was a Spanish Formula One team founded by former driver Adrián Campos.

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A huerta or horta, from Latin hortus, "garden", is a fertile area, or a field within a fertile area, common in Spain and Portugal, where a variety of common vegetables and fruit trees are cultivated for family consumption and sale.

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Iberian Peninsula

The Iberian Peninsula, also known as Iberia, is located in the southwest corner of Europe.

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Ibn Arabi

Ibn ʿArabi (full name Abū ʿAbd Allāh Muḥammad ibn ʿAlī ibn Muḥammad ibnʿArabī al-Ḥātimī aṭ-Ṭāʾī أبو عبد الله محمد بن علي بن محمد بن عربي الحاتمي الطائي ‎ 26 July 1165 – 16 November 1240), was an Arab Andalusian Sufi scholar of Islam, mystic, poet, and philosopher.

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Instituto Nacional de Estadística (Spain)

The National Institute of Statistics (Instituto Nacional de Estadística, INE) is the official organisation in Spain that collects statistics about demography, economy, and Spanish society.

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Irapuato is a Mexican town (and municipality) located at the foot of the Arandas Hill (in Spanish: Cerro de Arandas), in the south central region of the state of Guanajuato.

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Isaac Peral

Isaac Peral y Caballero (Cartagena, 1 June 1851 – 22 May 1895, Berlin), was a Spanish engineer, naval officer and designer of the Peral Submarine.

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James I of Aragon

James I the Conqueror (Jaume el Conqueridor, Chaime lo Conqueridor, Jacme lo Conquistaire, Jaime el Conquistador; 2 February 1208 – 27 July 1276) was King of Aragon, Count of Barcelona, and Lord of Montpellier from 1213 to 1276; King of Majorca from 1231 to 1276; and Valencia from 1238 to 1276.

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James II of Aragon

James II (10 August 1267 – 2 or 5 November 1327), called the Just, was the King of Aragon and Valencia and Count of Barcelona from 1291 to 1327.

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Javier Manterola

Javier Manterola Armisén (born 1936, Pamplona) is a Spanish civil engineer and professor at the Escuela Superior de Ingenieros de Madrid.

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José Moñino, 1st Count of Floridablanca

José Moñino y Redondo (es: José Moñino y Redondo, conde de Floridablanca) (October 21, 1728 – December 30, 1808) was a Spanish statesman.

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Juan de la Cierva

Juan de la Cierva y Codorníu, 1st Count of De La Cierva (21 September 1895 in Murcia, Spain – 9 December 1936 in Croydon, United Kingdom) was a Spanish civil engineer, pilot and aeronautical engineer.

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Judicial district

A judicial district or legal district denotes the territorial area for which a legal court (law) has jurisdiction.

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Jumilla is a town in southeastern Spain.

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Köppen climate classification

The Köppen climate classification is one of the most widely used climate classification systems.

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Languages of Spain

The languages of Spain (lenguas de España), or Spanish languages (lenguas españolas), are the languages spoken or once spoken in Spain.

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LatBus is the public transportation bus system that serves Murcia, Spain, and surrounding communities.

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League of Legends

League of Legends (abbreviated LoL) is a multiplayer online battle arena video game developed and published by Riot Games for Microsoft Windows and macOS.

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Lecce (or; Salentino: Lècce; Griko: Luppìu, Lupiae, translit) is a historic city of 95,766 inhabitants (2015) in southern Italy, the capital of the province of Lecce, the second province in the region by population, as well as one of the most important cities of Apulia.

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The lemon, Citrus limon (L.) Osbeck, is a species of small evergreen tree in the flowering plant family Rutaceae, native to Asia.

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Liga ACB

The Liga ACB,; "ACB League" known as Liga Endesa; "Endesa League" for sponsorship reasons, is the top professional basketball division of the Spanish basketball league system.

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List of municipalities of Spain

This is a list of lists of the municipalities of Spain.

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List of postal codes in Spain

Postal codes were introduced and standardized in Spain in 1985, when Correos (the national postal service of Spain) introduced automated mail sorting.

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Lorca, Spain

Lorca is a municipality and city in the autonomous community of Murcia in southeastern Spain, southwest of the city of Murcia.

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Luis Antonio Belluga y Moncada

Luis Antonio Belluga y Moncada (30 November 1662 – 22 February 1743) was a prominent Spanish churchman and statesman during the 18th century.

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Lycée Français André Malraux de Murcie

Lycée Français André Malraux de Murcie or Lycée Français de Murcia (Liceo francés de Murcia) is a French international school in Molina de Segura, Murcia Province, Spain.

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Madrid is the capital of Spain and the largest municipality in both the Community of Madrid and Spain as a whole.

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Mar Menor

Mar Menor ("Minor sea" or "Smaller Sea". The Mediterranean Sea is also called "Larger Sea in the region) is a coastal salty lagoon in the Iberian Peninsula located south-east of the Autonomous Community of Murcia, Spain, near Cartagena.

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In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.

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Mediterranean Sea

The Mediterranean Sea is a sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean, surrounded by the Mediterranean Basin and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Southern Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa and on the east by the Levant.

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Mercalli intensity scale

The Mercalli intensity scale is a seismic intensity scale used for measuring the intensity of an earthquake.

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Metres above sea level

Metres above mean sea level (MAMSL) or simply metres above sea level (MASL or m a.s.l.) is a standard metric measurement in metres of the elevation or altitude of a location in reference to a historic mean sea level.

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Metropolitan area

A metropolitan area, sometimes referred to as a metro area or commuter belt, is a region consisting of a densely populated urban core and its less-populated surrounding territories, sharing industry, infrastructure, and housing.

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Molina de Segura

Molina de Segura is a municipality of Spain in the autonomous community and province of Murcia.

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Moment magnitude scale

The moment magnitude scale (MMS; denoted as Mw or M) is one of many seismic magnitude scales used to measure the size of earthquakes.

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Montpellier (Montpelhièr) is a city in southern France.

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Mudéjar revolt of 1264–1266

The Mudéjar revolt of 1264–1266 (la revuelta mudejár de 1264–66), or the Revolt of the Mudéjars, was a Muslim (Mudéjar) rebellion in the Lower Andalusia and Murcia regions of the Crown of Castile.

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Muhammad al-Idrisi

Abu Abdullah Muhammad al-Idrisi al-Qurtubi al-Hasani as-Sabti, or simply al-Idrisi (أبو عبد الله محمد الإدريسي القرطبي الحسني السبتي; Dreses; 1100 – 1165), was an Arab Muslim geographer, cartographer and Egyptologist who lived in Palermo, Sicily at the court of King Roger II.

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Municipalities of Spain

The municipalities of Spain (municipios,, municipis, concellos, udalerriak; sing. municipio)In other languages of Spain.

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Murcia Cathedral

The Cathedral Church of Saint Mary in Murcia (Spanish: Iglesia Catedral de Santa María en Murcia), commonly called the Cathedral of Murcia, is a Catholic church in the city of Murcia, Spain.

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Murcia, Negros Occidental

, officially the, is a settlement_text in the province of,. According to the, it has a population of people.

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Murcia–San Javier Airport

Murcia–San Javier Airport is a military air base and civilian passenger airport located in San Javier, southeast of Murcia, Spain.

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Myrtus, with the common name myrtle, is a genus of flowering plants in the family Myrtaceae, described by Swedish botanist Linnaeus in 1753.

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Neoclassical architecture

Neoclassical architecture is an architectural style produced by the neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century.

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Nicolás Almagro

Nicolás Almagro Sánchez (born 21 August 1985 in Murcia, Spain) is a Spanish professional tennis player.

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Obstetrics is the field of study concentrated on pregnancy, childbirth, and the postpartum period.

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Orange (fruit)

The orange is the fruit of the citrus species ''Citrus'' × ''sinensis'' in the family Rutaceae.

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An orchard is an intentional planting of trees or shrubs that is maintained for food production.

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Origen (eSports)

Origen is an eSports organisation based in Spain, with a League of Legends team that currently competes in the European Masters Tournament and previously in the European League of Legends Championship Series (EU LCS).

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A parade (also called march or marchpast) is a procession of people, usually organized along a street, often in costume, and often accompanied by marching bands, floats or sometimes large balloons.

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Pediatrics (also spelled paediatrics or pædiatrics) is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents.

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People's Party (Spain)

The People's Party (Partido Popular; known mostly by its acronym, PP) is a conservative and Christian democratic political party in Spain.

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A pine is any conifer in the genus Pinus,, of the family Pinaceae.

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Provinces of Spain

Spain and its autonomous communities are divided into fifty provinces (provincias,; sing. provincia).

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Puente de los Peligros

The Puente de los Peligros (Spanish for bridge of the hazards) or also known as the Puente Viejo (Spanish for old bridge) is an arched stone bridge, completed in 1742, that spans the River Segura in the city of Murcia (Region of Murcia, Spain).

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Puente Nuevo (Murcia)

El Puento Nuevo (Spanish for New Bridge) or Puente de Hierro (Spanish for Iron Bridge) is a parabolic metallic bridge spanning the Segura River, completed in 1903 and located in the city of Murcia (Region of Murcia, Spain).

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Rafael Moneo

José Rafael Moneo Vallés (born 9 May 1937) is a Spanish architect.

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Ramón Gaya

Ramón Gaya y Pomez (1910-2005) was a Spanish painter and writer.

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Real Murcia

Real Murcia Club de Fútbol, S.A.D., commonly known as Real Murcia ("Royal Murcia"), is a Spanish football club based in Murcia, in the namesake region.

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The Reconquista (Spanish and Portuguese for the "reconquest") is a name used to describe the period in the history of the Iberian Peninsula of about 780 years between the Umayyad conquest of Hispania in 711 and the fall of the Nasrid kingdom of Granada to the expanding Christian kingdoms in 1492.

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Region of Murcia

The Region of Murcia (Región de Murcia, Regió de Múrcia) is an autonomous community of Spain located in the southeast of the state, between Andalusia and Valencian Community, on the Mediterranean coast.

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The Renaissance is a period in European history, covering the span between the 14th and 17th centuries.

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Renfe Operadora

Renfe Operadora is the state-owned company which operates freight and passenger trains on the, the and the networks of the Spanish national railway infrastructure company Adif (Administrador de Infraestructuras Ferroviarias—Railway Infrastructure Administration).

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Resurrection of Jesus

The resurrection of Jesus or resurrection of Christ is the Christian religious belief that, after being put to death, Jesus rose again from the dead: as the Nicene Creed expresses it, "On the third day he rose again in accordance with the Scriptures".

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Ricote is a Spanish municipality in the autonomous community of Murcia.

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Rococo, less commonly roccoco, or "Late Baroque", was an exuberantly decorative 18th-century European style which was the final expression of the baroque movement.

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Ruth Lorenzo

Ruth Lorenzo Pascual (born 10 November 1982), better known as Ruth Lorenzo, is a Spanish singer and composer, best known for coming fifth in the fifth series of the British TV talent show The X Factor in 2008.

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San Javier, Murcia

San Javier is a small town and municipality in the autonomous community and province of Murcia in southeastern Spain.

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Santiago Calatrava

Santiago Calatrava Valls (born 28 July 1951) is a Spanish architect, structural design and analyst engineer, sculptor and painter, particularly known for his bridges supported by single leaning pylons, and his railway stations, stadiums, and museums, whose sculptural forms often resemble living organisms.

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Seat of local government

In local government, a city hall, town hall, civic centre, (in the UK or Australia) a guildhall, a Rathaus (German), or (more rarely) a municipal building, is the chief administrative building of a city, town, or other municipality.

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Segunda División

The Segunda División, officially known as La Liga 2 and stylized as La Liga 1|2|3 for sponsorship reasons, is the men's second professional association football division of the Spanish football league system.

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Segunda División B

Segunda División B (Second Division B) is the third level of the Spanish football league system currently divided into 4 groups of 20 teams each.

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Segura (Latin: Thader, Arabic: شقورة, War-Alabiat) is a medium-sized river in southeastern Spain.

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Semi-arid climate

A semi-arid climate or steppe climate is the climate of a region that receives precipitation below potential evapotranspiration, but not as low as a desert climate.

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Seville (Sevilla) is the capital and largest city of the autonomous community of Andalusia and the province of Seville, Spain.

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Sister city

Twin towns or sister cities are a form of legal or social agreement between towns, cities, counties, oblasts, prefectures, provinces, regions, states, and even countries in geographically and politically distinct areas to promote cultural and commercial ties.

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Spain (España), officially the Kingdom of Spain (Reino de España), is a sovereign state mostly located on the Iberian Peninsula in Europe.

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Spanish Baroque architecture

Spanish Baroque is a strand of Baroque architecture that evolved in Spain, its provinces, and former colonies.

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Spring (season)

Spring is one of the four conventional temperate seasons, following winter and preceding summer.

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In physical geography, a steppe (p) is an ecoregion, in the montane grasslands and shrublands and temperate grasslands, savannas and shrublands biomes, characterized by grassland plains without trees apart from those near rivers and lakes.

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Sufism, or Taṣawwuf (personal noun: ṣūfiyy / ṣūfī, mutaṣawwuf), variously defined as "Islamic mysticism",Martin Lings, What is Sufism? (Lahore: Suhail Academy, 2005; first imp. 1983, second imp. 1999), p.15 "the inward dimension of Islam" or "the phenomenon of mysticism within Islam",Massington, L., Radtke, B., Chittick, W. C., Jong, F. de, Lewisohn, L., Zarcone, Th., Ernst, C, Aubin, Françoise and J.O. Hunwick, “Taṣawwuf”, in: Encyclopaedia of Islam, Second Edition, edited by: P. Bearman, Th.

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Superliga Femenina de Voleibol

The Superliga Femenina de Voleibol (SFM) is the top level of women's volleyball in Spain.

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Taifa of Murcia

The Taifa of Murcia was an Arab taifa of medieval Al-Andalus, in what is now southern Spain.

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Telephone numbers in Spain

The Spanish telephone numbering plan is the allocation of telephone numbers in Spain.

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The Burial of the Sardine in Murcia

The Burial of the Sardine in Murcia (Entierro de la Sardina en Murcia) is a festivity that is celebrated in Murcia (Spain) during the Spring Festival (Fiestas de Primavera de Murcia), whose main event is a parade of floats and men dressing in dresses that culminates with the burning of the sardine on the Saturday after Holy Week.The Burial recalls the old pagan myths.

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Toledo, Spain

Toledo is a city and municipality located in central Spain; it is the capital of the province of Toledo and the autonomous community of Castile–La Mancha.

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A tram (also tramcar; and in North America streetcar, trolley or trolley car) is a rail vehicle which runs on tramway tracks along public urban streets, and also sometimes on a segregated right of way.

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Treaty of Torrellas

The Treaty of Torrellas (called a sentencia arbitral, "sentence by arbitration," in Castilian), signed in Zaragoza in 1304, settled the question of conquest of the Kingdom of Murcia, thitherto a dependency of the Crown of Castile, by James II of Aragon.

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Tuscan order

The Tuscan order is in effect a simplified Doric order, with un-fluted columns and a simpler entablature with no triglyphs or guttae.

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Universidad Católica San Antonio de Murcia

The Universidad Católica San Antonio ("Saint Anthony Catholic University"), also known as the Universidad Católica de Murcia (UCAM), is a private university located in Murcia in south-eastern Spain.

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University of Murcia

The University of Murcia (Spanish: Universidad de Murcia) is the main university in Murcia, Spain.

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Valencia, officially València, on the east coast of Spain, is the capital of the autonomous community of Valencia and the third-largest city in Spain after Madrid and Barcelona, with around 800,000 inhabitants in the administrative centre.

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Vicente Medina

Vicente Tomás Medina (27 October 1886 – 17 August 1937) was a Spanish poet, dramatist and editor, and a symbol of local identity for the Murcia region of southeastern Spain.

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Volleyball is a team sport in which two teams of six players are separated by a net.

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War of the Spanish Succession

The War of the Spanish Succession (1701–1714) was a European conflict of the early 18th century, triggered by the death of the childless Charles II of Spain in November 1700.

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World Digital Library

The World Digital Library (WDL) is an international digital library operated by UNESCO and the United States Library of Congress.

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Xuso Jones

Jesús Segovia Pérez (born 16 June 1989), better known by his stage name Xuso Jones, is a Spanish singer and composer.

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2011 Lorca earthquake

The 2011 Lorca earthquake (Terremoto de Lorca de 2011) was a moderate 5.1 earthquake that occurred 6:47 p.m. CEST (16:47 UTC) on 11 May 2011, near the town of Lorca, causing significant localized damage in the Region of Murcia, Spain, and panic among locals, and displacing many from their homes.

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